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Near Raeford in Hoke County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Sherman's March

 
 
Sherman's March Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
1. Sherman's March Marker
Inscription.  General Sherman, with a part of his army, on March 9-10, 1865, camped here at Bethel Presbyterian Church (organized before 1800).
 
Erected 1955 by North Carolina Archives Conservation and Highway Department. (Marker Number I-45.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1646.
 
Location. 34° 57.324′ N, 79° 16.597′ W. Marker is near Raeford, North Carolina, in Hoke County. Marker is at the intersection of Laurinburg Road (U.S. 401) and John Russell Road (County Road 1207), on the right when traveling west on Laurinburg Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Raeford NC 28376, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edenborough Medical College (approx. 2.6 miles away); Monroe’s Crossroads (approx. 4 miles away); McPhaul’s Mill (approx. 6.2 miles away); Temperance Hall (approx.
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7.1 miles away); John Charles McNeill (approx. 7.2 miles away); Gerald Johnson (approx. 7.2 miles away); Wagram (approx. 8 miles away); Spring Hill Baptist Church (approx. 8.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raeford.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Wide view of the Sherman's March Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
2. Wide view of the Sherman's March Marker
Bethel Presbyterian Church (1852) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
3. Bethel Presbyterian Church (1852)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,262 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.

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